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Shakarpara Recipe


Here is the recipe for shakarpara. Shakarpare are sugar coated flour pieces which are deep fried. Shakkarpare can be stored for 2 -3 weeks.


Ingredients:


All-purpose flour - 500 gms
Ghee - 100 gms
Baking powder - 11/2 tsp
Water to knead
Oil for frying

For the coating -
Sugar - 300 gms
Water - 100 ml


How to make shakarpara:
  • Sieve the flour and then add ghee to it. Mix the mixture till it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the baking powder and then with the help of water knead it into a stiff dough.
  • Cover it with a damp cloth for 10-15 min.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Divide the dough into three long rolls.
  • Roll each portion to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with knife into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • When the oil gets perfect hot fry the pieces on medium flame for 10-12 minutes or till the pare are crisp and light golden.
  • Drain them on a paper tissue and fry the remaining pieces in the same way.
  • To make the syrup (coating)
  • In a pan boil the water and the sugar till it reaches one-string consistency
  • Remove from fire, add the pare all together and coat the pare evenly with the help of a flat spoon.
  • Do not mix too much, as the sugar will harden.
  • Take them out and let them dry for a while.
  • Store in airtight container.